Travels in Assyria, Media and Persia


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Author  James Silk Buckingham
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   July 7, 2012
Pages  492

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Oct. 5th. At an early hour this morning, I received a visit at the caravansera from the Prince Jaffier A li Khan, who invited us to take up our quarters at his house, in one of the best parts of Shiraz. This being acr cepted, I repaired with him to the Hamame-V akeel, which was the finest bath I had yet seen in Persia. It resembled generally that at Kermanshah, but was much larger, and more ornamented. During our conversation here, I heard a Mohammedan describing to his friend, that Friday was set aside as a day of public prayer by Mohammed, because Christ, the Roah UU ah, or Soul of God, was crucified on that day; and this, it appears, is the tradiVOL. II.
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